Emily Hayes

Emily Hayes
Emily handles patent work in the life sciences field with a focus on the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Her expertise extends to: protein, nucleic acid and antibody-based therapeutics and diagnostics, genomics and post-genomics research, gene manipulation, microbiology, vaccines, diagnostic and prognostic markers. Her practice focuses on drafting and prosecuting patent applications in these and related fields, as well as handling oppositions and appeals at the EPO. She also has a special interest in US patent law, having spent time on a secondment to a US firm in 2010.

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Commercialising genomic research in the US: tips for obtaining patent protection

Emily Hayes

Emily Hayes
30 Jan 2019

The field of genomics has seen incredible advances over the past few decades. Technological developments coupled with decreasing costs have fuelled this.